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Senior Marketing Communications Specialist
Southwest General Achieves ANCC Pathway to Excellence Designation
for its Nurses and Excellent Patient Care
Middleburg Heights, OH (Jan. 20, 2020) – Southwest Community Health System (parent organization of Southwest
General Health Center) joins a premier group of organizations that have
received Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses
Credentialing Center (ANCC). Southwest General is one of only seven hospitals
in Ohio to achieve Pathway to Excellence designation.
The Pathway designation is a global credential that highlights Southwest
General’s commitment to creating a healthy work environment where
nurses feel empowered and valued. At Southwest General, nurses are an
integral part of the health care team, with a voice in policy and practice.
Pathway nurses are engaged, resulting in higher job satisfaction, reduced
turnover, improved safety and better patient outcomes.
“The Pathway to Excellence designation is an outstanding achievement
for our nurses and all employees at Southwest General. Everyone can be
very proud of this accomplishment,” says William A. Young, Jr.,
president and CEO of Southwest General.
As a Pathway organization, Southwest General leads the effort to enhance
quality of care, patient and nursing safety and the future of health care delivery.
“This prestigious designation validates our commitment to supporting
the professional practice of nursing and acknowledges the important contributions
of our nurses to ensuring the best possible outcomes for our patients,”
says Marti Bauschka, MSN, MBA, RN, vice president of Patient Care Services
and chief nursing officer at Southwest General.
For additional information, and/or to schedule an interview with a member
of Southwest General’s senior Leadership Team, contact Kelly Stanford,
senior marketing communications specialist, at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 440-816-8663 or 216-299-7727.
For more information on the Pathway to Excellence recognition program, visit
About Southwest General
Southwest General is a private, not-for-profit, 352-bed acute care facility
located in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. Founded in 1920, Southwest General
is home to nationally recognized physicians with full access to state-of-the-art
technology. Southwest General has a deep commitment to providing personalized
care and building a healthy future for the patients, families and communities
it serves. For more information, visit swgeneral.com or find Southwest
General on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.